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Since: May 10

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#129060 Nov 20, 2012
wojar wrote:
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Touche'? Did you mean touché?
Jacques Ottawa wrote:
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Lol. Alt 130
Most grateful. "é"!!!

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129061 Nov 20, 2012
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Well, I do not know how to make an accent aigu on this computer so I did my best. You need to give me a B+ for trying!
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Can you tell me how to make an accent aigu on my computer then?
I don't know how to make an é on your Atari.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129062 Nov 20, 2012
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Well, I do not know how to make an accent aigu on this computer so I did my best. You need to give me a B+ for trying!
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Can you tell me how to make an accent aigu on my computer then?
What OS RU using? If using Windows 7, click on Start, in the search box type character map, under "Programs" click on character map, click on the character you want, then click on select then click on copy. Then paste it in.

é, &#336;,ñ, etc.

Much easier to simply type in touche in Word and it automatically changes to touché.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129063 Nov 20, 2012
I also keep a document that has common characters i need to use such as:

—em dash ¢ cent – en dash “&#8195;” em space “&#8194;” en space … ellipsis ¶§°© &#61532; °°™

Then I just copy and paste as needed.(The em space and en spaces are enclosed within quote marks.)

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#129075 Nov 20, 2012
Jacques Ottawa wrote:
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Not to worry about them, those countries will still be around long long after you've gone. Incidentally, Italy's had a conservative govt (Berlusconi - you don't come more conservative with a big C than him) for 8 years now and Spain's been conservative for over 18 months now.
You have no a clue what socialism is. Comparing it to communism is like comparing a hangnail with cancer. You're out of your league when discussing these subjects. Best to just let go.
Again, you think anyone right of you, is a Conservative. Not so. In between you and Conservatives is a whole lot of Moderates like Berlusconi of Italy and Brey of Spain who are Moderates.

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#129078 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
Israel should roll right through Gaza. Level it and take it back. A couple of carefully aimed errant missiles wouldn't hurt either.
Like I said, the Geneva Accords say that non-combatants must have water, food, shelter and medicine but it does not say anything about electricity or fuel. Israel should just take out their electrical grid and fuel stores and let them be miserable.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129079 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
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Sorry also, things have a way of just happening. Ya know?
Like Mittens getting his butt kicked. Hee hee.

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#129082 Nov 20, 2012
wojar wrote:
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I don't know how to make an é on your Atari.
That's okay, I went to an IBM 286 in 1987. Along with the two five and a quarters it had a 10 Mb hard drive. Touché!

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129086 Nov 20, 2012
wojar wrote:
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What OS RU using? If using Windows 7, click on Start, in the search box type character map, under "Programs" click on character map, click on the character you want, then click on select then click on copy. Then paste it in.
é,ñ, etc.
Much easier to simply type in touche in Word and it automatically changes to touché.
Rogue asked a "how to" question and I obliged. Some birfoon gave me a lemon for my kindness.

Here are a few more; not all will transfer through topix.

&#61508; £€µ &#8734; &#8805; &#8804; ÷® &#978; &#948; ë &#292; õ &#1154; &#7709; &#7758; &#7719; &#7862; &#7871;
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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Well, I do not know how to make an accent aigu on this computer so I did my best. You need to give me a B+ for trying!
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Can you tell me how to make an accent aigu on my computer then?
Learn to Read

Indianapolis, IN

#129087 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
All Muslims should leave the country at once.
And take ToolTime with them

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#129095 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit New Record in 2011, Survey Shows
GENEVA, Nov 20 (Reuters)- Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Tuesday.
The volume of carbon dioxide, the primary greenhouse gas emitted by human activities, grew at a similar rate to the previous decade and reached 390.9 parts per million (ppm), 40 percent above the pre-industrial level, the survey said.Fossil fuels are the primary source of about 375 billion tonnes of carbon that has been released into the atmosphere since the industrial era began in 1750, the WMO said.WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud said the billions of tonnes of extra carbon dioxide would stay in the atmosphere for centuries, causing the planet to warm further.
Levels of methane, another long-lived greenhouse gas, have risen steadily for the past three years after levelling off for about seven years. The reasons for that evening out are unclear.Growth in volumes of a third gas, nitrous oxide, quickened in 2011. It has a long-term climate impact that is 298 times greater than carbon dioxide.The WMO, the United Nations' weather agency, said the three gases, which are closely linked to human activities such as fossil fuel use, deforestation and intensive agriculture, had increased the warming effect on the climate by 30 percent between 1990 and 2011.
So, vegetation is now growing 25% faster. You do know CO2 is plant food, don't you?
And if the CO2 is going up, why are Global Temps dropping?

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#129096 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
Hobby Lobby Must Cover Contraception For Employees, Judge Rules
A federal judge ruled Monday night that the Hobby Lobby craft store chain must offer its 13,000 employees contraceptive coverage without a co-pay, as mandated by Obamacare.
Hobby Lobby sued to deny such coverage in September, citing conservative evangelical owner David Green’s personal religious objections to certain types of birth control that fall under Obamacare’s contraception mandate. In particular, the company sought to deny its employees coverage for the morning after pill, commonly known as Plan B.
But on Monday night, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton denied the request in a 28-page ruling, pointing out that religious institutions have already been given exemptions from covering contraception, and that Hobby Lobby does not qualify since it is a private business:
“However, Hobby Lobby and Mardel [its partner company] are not religious organizations,” the ruling states.“Plaintiffs have not cited, and the court has not found, any case concluding that secular, for-profit corporations such as Hobby Lobby and Mardel have a constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.”
Hobby Lobby’s attorney said the companies’ owners, the Green family, plan to appeal.
“Every American, including family business owners like the Greens, should be free to live and do business according to their religious beliefs,” Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, said in a statement.
Just last week, a different federal judge issued an injunction over the contraception mandate in Obamacare, siding with religious employers of a private company. But Judge Heaton’s assessment of the law is correct: While non-profit religious institutions are already exempt from the mandate, private businesses do not have the same exemption.
And all that means is the Fed Court of Appeals and then maybe the USSC!
Tell me, can a judge order Muslim or Jewish butchers to process pork?

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129099 Nov 20, 2012
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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That's okay, I went to an IBM 286 in 1987. Along with the two five and a quarters it had a 10 Mb hard drive. Touché!
In 1987 I bought a Mac SE. Way beyond a '286 DOS system. Learned to program it in C with the Aztec C development system, which had a UNIX interface. The applications I developed in my spare time were used by research laboratories. At the time I was doing my own basic research in enzymology.

<><><>< ><><><> <><>

While doing computer investigations of the human genome (on my lunch hour at a certain corporation), I noticed something interesting, about 6 years ago.(I did a few rather unique BLAST searches. It didn't cost me anything except my time, while having coffee in front of my computer.) I was dumbfounded. I sent my observation to a certain professor who published (in the top biochemistry journal in the world) the discovery of a new enzyme in the human brain that is significant in energy metabolism during starvation or fasting. He took the ball and ran with it. The project took several years. His recently published paper thanked me for the observation that made it all possible.

As Pasteur said, chance favors the prepared mind.

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#129103 Nov 20, 2012
LRS wrote:
News Summary: Unemployment Falls In 37 US States
Source: AP
RATES FALL: An increase in hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 37 U.S. states last month, the latest indication that the job market is slowly healing.
WIDESPREAD IMPROVEMENT: Employers in 35 states added jobs. Unemployment rates are now below 7 percent in 23 of the 50 states. South Carolina's rate fell from 9.1 percent to 8.6 percent, the biggest drop among states. It has fallen a full percentage point in just two months.
HIGHEST RATE: Nevada's unemployment rate, the highest in the nation, fell to 11.5 percent from 11.8 percent, the lowest in three and a half years. It has fallen almost two percentage points in the past twelve months.
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Read more: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_STA...
Then why did the NATIONAL unemployment rate go UP from 7.8% for September to 7.9% for the month of October? Is it because Obama lied about September's numbers which should have been 8.0%?
Grand Birther

United States

#129111 Nov 20, 2012
Affirmative Dumbass wrote:
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Oh look, I have an admirer.
Hrmm... either that or someone makes you look foolish every single time you write another spam post.

“Facts trump speculation”

Since: Dec 08

RationalState

#129112 Nov 20, 2012
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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So, vegetation is now growing 25% faster. You do know CO2 is plant food, don't you?
And if the CO2 is going up, why are Global Temps dropping?
NASA Finds 2011 Ninth Warmest Year on Record

http://www.giss.nasa.gov/research/news/201201...

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#129115 Nov 20, 2012
The power of a uniquely American song
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#129118 Nov 20, 2012
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
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So, vegetation is now growing 25% faster. You do know CO2 is plant food, don't you?
And if the CO2 is going up, why are Global Temps dropping?
wojar wrote:
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NASA Finds 2011 Ninth Warmest Year on Record
http://www.giss.nasa.gov/research/news/201201...
And we all know that NASA-GISS is actually Dr. Hanson of Columbia University and he has been noted for cooking his data books. Believe it if you will but sooner or later you will wake up.
Just like in 1978. You see, until 1978 you Libtards believed we were entering another Little Ice Age even though the Warm Period started in mid-1950's. You Libtards cooked your data books then and they are still cooking theme even though the Warming trend ended a dozen years ago!
Another of the proponents of Climate Change (Man-made Global Warming) is the University of Colorado at Boulder and in 1977 they were claiming we were entering another Little Ice Age;
http://instaar.colorado.edu/aaar/journal_issu...
Yep, twenty years AFTER we entered a warming trend they were still saying to you Chicken Littles, "Little Ice Age"!!!
And in January 2009 they got caught cooking their data books;
NSIDC: satellite sea ice sensor has “catastrophic failure”– data faulty for the last 45 or more days
Posted on February 18, 2009 by Anthony Watts
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/02/18/nsidc-s...
Oh, they blamed it on equipment failure but they missed a chunk of ice the size of the State of California.
Wojar, stay warm. Head to South America until April!

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#129119 Nov 20, 2012
Grand Troll wrote:
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Hrmm... either that or someone makes you look foolish every single time you write another spam post.
That is funny coming from the Grand Troll!
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#129120 Nov 20, 2012
I HAVE AIDS wrote:
The world in which Mitt Romney lost because he wasn't conservative enough
Like clockwork:
Evangelical leaders and conservative activists have a simple message for establishment Republicans about Mitt Romney’s failed presidential bid: We told you so.
After nearly two weeks of listening to GOP officials pledge to assert greater control over the party and its most strident voices in the wake of Romney’s loss, grass-roots activists have begun to fight back, saying that they are not to blame for the party’s losses in November.
“The moderates have had their candidate in 2008 and they had their candidate in 2012. And they got crushed in both elections. Now they tell us we have to keep moderating. If we do that, will we win?” said Bob Vander Plaats, president of the Family Leader. Vander Plaats is an influential Christian conservative who opposed Romney in the Iowa caucuses 10 months ago and opposed Sen. John McCain’s candidacy four years ago.
Actually, this is nonsense. Mitt Romney lost because he failed to win enough voters outside of the GOP's base coalition—not because he failed to energize the GOP base. For example, in 2008, John McCain won white evangelicals by a 50-point margin. In 2012, Romney won those voters by a 57-point margin—a seven-point gain.(As a share of the total vote, white evangelicals were 26 percent in both years.)
Contrast Romney's seven-point gain in support among white evangelicals with his much smaller gain in support among everyone else: In 2008, President Obama won those voters by 26 points. In 2012, he won them by 23 points. Romney gained, but not by enough. The GOP's base wasn't enough to deliver victory.
Nonetheless, many Republicans have convinced themselves that their ideas and positions would have triumphed if they had only been given a chance. For example:
Ted Cruz, a tea party favorite, trounced Texas’s establishment candidate in a primary on his way to becoming the second Hispanic Republican in the Senate, and the battle he waged in the Lone Star State epitomizes the fight between the two sides. Although he is considered a rising star with a personal biography that GOP leaders wish to promote, Cruz falls squarely in the camp that thinks Romney was not conservative enough and did not fully articulate a conservative contrast to President Obama, except during the first presidential debate.
“It was the one time we actually contested ideas, presented two viewpoints and directions for the country,” he said at the Federalist Society’s annual dinner in Washington.“And then, inevitably, there are these mandarins of politics, who give the voice:‘Don’t show any contrasts. Don’t rock the boat.’ So by the third debate, I’m pretty certain Mitt Romney actually French-kissed Barack Obama.”
I don't know what debates he was watching, but in the debates that I saw, Mitt Romney did everything he could to Etch A Sketch his way into the middle. The biggest difference is that in the first debate, President Obama didn't push back on Romney's effort to reinvent himself. As a result, Romney started gaining in the polls. But by the second debate, the Romnesia pushback was in full swing, and Romney wilted because he couldn't credibly distance himself from the conservative baggage he'd picked up during the primary. His short-lived polling surge had ended—and the reason is that his Etch A Sketch ultimately couldn't erase the image of Severely Conservative Mitt.
That splains it. Ax a question?

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